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Penzance Literary Festival

On Thursday 9 July, join Publishing Director Helen Hart and SilverWood authors Lucienne Boyce, Wendy Percival, Jill Treseder and Stephen Oram as they talk about indie publishing, and the business of self-publishing. FFI and tickets: click here. Events listing here.


Back to the Black Book Launch

06:00 - 19:30
Join Michael MacMahon at Foyles (Bristol) for the launch of Back to the Black and learn how he became debt-free and stayed that way.


The Big Weekend, Cambridge

The Pink Festival have programmed acts into the Big Weekend on Parkers Piece, including SilverWood author Michael Brown - performing poetry and cabaret show. Free event. Keep an eye on the event page to find out more.


Exilicon Convention, Cambridge

11:00 - 17:00

Published poet Michael Brown, poetry slam finalist Tim Knight, eloquent storyteller Uppahar Ups Subba and Cambridge student comedy performer Nathan Smith will bring a mix of fantasy, science fiction and geek themed poetry, spoken word and storytelling.

Free event. Click here and here for more information.


Tour of Co. Mayo with Charles Egan

Charles Egan author of The Killing Snows is taking part in the Dublin Historical Group's tour of Co. Mayo with talks on famine roads and abandoned famine villages. FFI click here.


Fluence Book Launch

19:00 - 20:00
Join author Stephen Oram for the launch of Fluence @ Primrose Hill Library. FFI click here.


Lecture: The Mystery of Mrs B.

18:00 - 19:00
Monica Kendall will be giving a lecture entitled 'The mystery of Mrs B.: Nurse Cavell’s forgotten colleague in the secret network’ with readings from her book Miss Cavell Was Shot: The Diaries of Amy Hodson, 1914-1920 at The Curve auditorium, The Forum, Norwich.


'Miss Cavell Was Shot' Book Launch

Please join Monica Kendall in Brussels for the launch of her book:'Miss Cavell Was Shot’: The Diaries of Amy Hodson, 1914-1920, at Waterstone’s, Boulevard Adolphe Max. Monica will give a talk and read extracts from her great-aunt’s diary about life in occupied Brussels as a British schoolgirl. 


Harrogate History Festival


SilverWood author David Ebsworth will be speaking as part of a panel session on What made them do it? discussing the role of women on the battlefield and the reasons that drove them there.

Click here for more information.


Festival of Ideas poetry tour

SilverWood author Michael Brown will be a tour guide and performer for the two tours, including access inside five Cambridge colleges and a poetry performance. See here for more information.

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Saviour of the Free World by Mike Low

The story of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aero-engine, which powered all the leading aircraft used by the Allies during World War II.

A Kiss From France by Susan Hughes

Two munitionettes' fates are intertwined in WW1.

Paralysis by Harvey Black

The second book in best-selling novelist Harvey Black's new apocalyptic series – Force Majeure.

The Silver-Handled Knife by Frances Thomas

Book 3 in the Girls of Troy Trilogy.

His Own Executioner by Derek Collett

First-ever biography of the British novelist and scriptwriter Nigel Balchin (1908-1970).

Siberian Summer by Peter St John

Contemporary tale of global warming, from the author of the 'Gang' series.

A Shy and Simple Warrior by R H Parr

A biography of intrepid sailor George Lancaster.

The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst by Melanie J Firth

The discovery of a special gold locket unlocks further secrets of the Steeple faeries.

The Forgotten Fifteen by James Bentley

Bury Football Club’s achievement in winning promotion from Division Four in the 1984/85 season.

Cuckoo Clock – New York by Elisabeth Marrion

Love and loss set in WWII – book three of the Unbroken Bonds series.

Nurses Never Run by Eileen Gershon

This personal autobiography brings the caring vocation of nursing in the '60s back to life.

The Inside Story by Linda Booth

A guide to why your colon holds the key to your total wellbeing, and what you should do about it!

Saving One More by Janetta Harvey

This book explores the dark world of commercial dog breeding around the world.

Heal Your Birth, Heal Your Life by Sharon King

Tools for rebirthing.

The Frozen Dream by Edward James

Three ships voyage to the Arctic resulting in three very different fates – historical fiction based on the Willoughby-Chancellor expedition of 1553.

Worrall and Robin by Linda Alvis

A beautifully illustrated children's story about the dangers of a worm's world.

Juliet's Story by Fenella Forster

The second instalment in 'The Voyagers' trilogy – a family saga stretching from 1913–2012.

In the Shadow of the Storm by Anna Belfrage

Book 1 of The King's Greatest Enemy series.

The New Me by Hugh Smith

An emotive insight into the true story of Hugh’s journey back to life after a birthday celebration that went badly wrong.

Walk to the Water, A by Daniel Graham

Autobiography narrating the adventures and determination of twins Daniel and Jake as they walk 3,000km through western Europe.

Echo by Marguerite Valentine

Sastrugi by Jonathon Bradshaw

A personal account of the first Irish team to the South Pole.

Oceans by Isabel Burt

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